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Forum interviews Andy Grove, co-founder of Intel and author of Swimming Across: A Memoir of his childhood in Hungary and migration to America
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Forum discusses recently released FBI files, which detail the bureau's activities at the University of California during the free speech movement.
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Forum discusses journalistic objectivity in the wake of the war in Iraq.
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Forum discusses the 30-year anniversary of the book 'Ecotopia' with author Ernest Callenbach.
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Forum discusses chemicals, carcinogens, the environment and health with Elizabeth Whelan, president of the American Council on Science and Health.
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Forum assesses the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review's decision that broadened the Justice Department's and the FBI's surveillance powers.
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Forum discusses the future of satellite radio -- the new technologies being developed for satellite radio and how it may be impacting the radio industry overall.
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A discussion with author Khaled Hosseini. His most recent work is 'The Kite Runner.'
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Forum talks to author V.S. Naipaul about his latest novel, 'Half A Life,' which follows its main character from caste-ridden India to bohemian London in the '50s, and Africa in the last days of colonialism.
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Forum talks with the Republican candidates for Congressional District 9, which includes Oakland and Berkeley. The seat is currently held by Democrat Barbara Lee.
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Forum talks to monologuist Spalding Gray who is in town with a production of his award winning show 'Swimming to Cambodia'
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Forum discusses women artists in California and this summer's exhibit at the San Jose Museum of Art, 'Art/Women/California.'
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Prompted by Katie Couric's appointment as anchor for the CBS Evening News, Forum looks at the role of network and local news at a time when the broadcast audience is shrinking.
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Forum welcomes Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka. His most recent work is "You Must Set Forth At Dawn," a memoir.
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Michael Krasny talks to actor and comedian Gene Wilder.
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Forum talks to journalist Richard Reeves about his new book, 'President Nixon: Alone in the White House.'
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Forum discusses children's literature.
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Forum continues its California Reading book club series with a discussion of 'The Big Sleep' by Raymond Chandler.
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Forum explores the history and status of the black literary, cultural and political movement in France, the current subject of a symposium at San Francisco's Museum of the African Diaspora.
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Forum discusses President Bush's visit to Russia last weekend. Guests explore President Bush's evolving relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin and how this relationship impacts U.S. relations with Russia and other former Soviet states
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Michael Krasny talks to author James Frey about addiction, AA, and writing the great American novel.
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Forum takes a look at the cruise industry and the proposal to build a new cruise terminal in San Francisco.
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Forum discusses the role of the United Nations in response to the terrorist attacks with former Senator Timothy Wirth, now president of the United Nations Foundation and Better World Fund.
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Cynthia talks with author Bart Ehrman about his latest book, 'Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why,' an exploration of how scribes changed the bible.
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Forum discusses an outreach project that brings Bay Area families together through the creation of art. W. Oakland on Display African-American Museum and Library at OaklandApril 27th, 2006 – May 27th, 2006659 14th St, Oakland100 Families: Art and Social Change - culmination of all works: Oakland Museum of California January 20, 2007 - April 22,…
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Forum interviews musician J.J. Cale. He will be performing Tuesday night at the Mystic Theater in Petaluma and Sunday night at Bimbo's in San Francisco.
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We talk one-on-one with bell hooks, author of "Communion: The Female Search for Love."
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Forum discusses the recent report on the University of California's pay system and disclosure practices.
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Forum discusses a new initiative by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency to cite employers who hire undocumented workers.
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Forum discusses the relationship between China and the United States.
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Forum with guest host Penny Nelson.
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KQED Forum with Michael Krasny
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Friday Forum discusses California Assembly Bill 1421, which would compel mentally ill people to accept outpatient treatment.
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Forum talks with New York Times Op-Ed columnist Maureen Dowd about her new book 'Are Men Necessary?: When Sexes Collide.'
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Michael Krasny has a conversation with actress Mariel Hemingway. Her films include 'Manhattan,' for which she received an Oscar nomination. She is the author of 'Finding My Balance,' a memoir centering on the lessons and practice of yoga.
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Forum discusses an assessment of biological and chemical terrorism.
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Forum talks to former California Governor Jerry Brown about what Governor-elect Arnold Schwarzeneggar faces when he takes office.
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Forum discusses the on-going conflict in the Middle East and the future of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
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Forum discusses the International Criminal Court and the impact US opposition to it might have on UN peacekeeping missions.
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Michael Krasny talks to local historian Ray Raphael about his latest book, 'The First American Revolution: Before Lexington and Concord.' He is also the author of 'A People's History of the American Revolution'and 'Everyday History.' (pre-recorded)
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Forum looks at current gas and oil prices, as well as what controls those figures.
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Michael Krasny talks to television producer and game show host Chuck Barris. His shows include 'The Dating Game,' 'The Newlywed Game,' and he was the creator and host of 'The Gong Show.' He is the author of 'You and Me, Babe,' and 'Confessions of a Dangerous Mind: An Unauthorized Autobiography.'
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Forum talks with filmmaker Frederick Wiseman. His films include 'Titicut Follies,' 'High School,' and 'The Last Letter.' Wiseman is visiting the Townsend Center for the Humanities at UC Berkeley as Una's Lecturer in the Humanities.
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Following the bombing of the U.N. headquarters in Baghdad, Forum discusses governance and peacekeeping in post-war Iraq.
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Forum travels to Sacramento to discuss the evolution of the California legislature, and the challenges it faces in governing the nation's largest state.
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Friday Forum looks at the continued rise in reported cases of autism in California. The program also considers possible links between high-tech parents and high autism rates in Silicon Valley.
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Forum evaluates DARE and other drug prevention programs that are taught in public schools.
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Forum discusses the 9th Circuit Court's postponement of the California recall election.
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Michael Krasny and guests discuss the challenges of translating the bible and other sacred texts.
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In light of the recent wet weather affecting the Bay Area and other parts of California, Forum takes a look at local meteorological history and future global climate trends.
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Forum discusses the ethics, rationality and cultural meaning of suicide.
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Angie Coiro talks to the British ambassador to the United Nations.
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Forum discusses American Taliban John Walker Lindh's change in plea and what it means for other cases where US citizens are charged as terrorists.
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Forum talks to Donny George, the chairman of the State Board of Antiquities and Heritage in Iraq.
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Michael Krasny talks to author Francine Prose. She is the author of many books, including 'Blue Angel,' 'Household Saints,' and 'Guided Tours of Hell: Novellas.' Her latest book is 'The Lives of the Muses: Nine Women and the Artists They Inspired.' (recorded on October 10, 2002)
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Forum discusses the controversy over keeping sharks captive.
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Forum takes a look at Tourette's Syndrome, in light of a recent HBO documentary, and explores issues -- both physiological and social -- faced by young people diagnosed with the condition.
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Forum interviews Larry Goodson, author of Afghanistan's Endless War: State Failure, Regional Politics and the Rise of the Taliban.
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The show discusses foreign investment and economic development in Africa.
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Michael Krasny talks with author Michael Crichton about his latest book, 'Prey.' Crichton's novels include 'The Andromeda Strain,' 'The Great Train Robbery,' 'Jurassic Park,' and 'Rising Sun.' He has written four books of nonfiction, including 'Jasper Johns' and the autobiographical 'Travels.'
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Forum takes a look at truancy.
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Forum talks with author Maxine Hong Kingston.
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In light of the growing number of people calling for the resignation of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Forum discusses the role and responsibilities of the position, as well as Mr. Rumsfeld's performance in the job.
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Michael Krasny discusses the issue of self-esteem in the African American community with authors Michael Eric Dyson and bell hooks.
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Forum talks with Paul Krassner, comic, investigative satirist, and author of the recent 'Murder at the Conspiracy Convention.'
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Forum continues its California Reading series with a discussion of Wallace Stegner's 'Angle of Repose.'
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Forum discusses the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington DC.
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Forum talks to author Vikram Seth. His most recent book is 'Two Lives, A Memoir.' (Pre-recorded program.)
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Forum talks with attorney Eva Jefferson Patterson about civil rights issues facing the country.
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Following the resignation of SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt, Forum looks at the role, responsibilities, and effectiveness of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Forum has a discussion with local artists about their reflections since the events of September 11th and how their imagination and work has or has not been affected.
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Forum examines the process and politics of lobbying.
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Michael Krasny talks to writer Christopher Hitchens about his most recent book 'Thomas Jefferson: Author of America.'
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Forum takes a humorous look at the top news stories of the year.
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Michael Krasny and Nobel Laureate Paul Berg discuss whether there should be an inherent right to conduct scientific research and to report its results.
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